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About this product
Controls symptoms of diarrhea, including travelers' diarrhea.
Active Ingredients: In Each Caplet: Loperamide HCI 2 mg
Inactive Ingredients: Anhydrous LactoseCarnauba WaxHypromelloseMagnesium StearateMicrocrystalline CellulosePolyethylene GlycolPregelatinized Starch
Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea. Find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age. Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 caplets after the first loose stool; 1 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 caplets in 24 hours. Children 9-11 years (60-95 lbs): 1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 3 caplets in 24 hours. Children 6-8 years (48-59 lbs): 1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 2 caplets in 24 hours. Children 2-5 years (34 to 47 lbs): Ask a doctor. Children under 2 years (up to 33 lbs): do not use. Store at 20-25 degrees C (68-77 degrees F). Do not use if blister unit is broken or torn. To open: Tear off a section. Tear at notch. Use scissors if necessary.
Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl. Heart alert: Taking more than directed can cause serious health problems or death. Do not use if you have bloody or black stool. Ask a doctor before use if you have: fever, mucus in the stool, a history of liver disease. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking antibiotics. When using this product tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery. Stop use and ask a doctor if: symptoms get worse, diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days, you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away (1-800-222-1222).